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2, Union Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0758 / 51°4'32"N

Longitude: -4.0539 / 4°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 256210

OS Northings: 132729

OS Grid: SS562327

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DDTX

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.NH7

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WGW+8C

Entry Name: 2, Union Place

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485846

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Barnstaple Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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684-1/5/256 (East side)
31/08/88 No.2
(Formerly Listed as:
(Fortescue House))


House, now hotel incorporated with No.1 (qv). Early C19, with
later addition on right-hand side. Rendered, solid walls,
probably of stone or brick. Slated roof with red-ridge tiles.
Probably a double-depth plan with stair in centre of rear
section; unusual in having entrance through left-hand gable
2 storeys. 3-window range to garden. Outer windows in each
storey have 8-paned sashes, except for the lower ground-storey
sashes which have 12 panes. In centre of ground storey is a
tall, round-headed niche; 6-pane sashes above. Side wall to
left (visible from New Road) has round-arched doorway. Above
it, in gable, a small casement window with pointed arch;
window is mullioned and transomed, each of the 2 lights with
its own pointed arch. To right in each storey a plain sash
Right-hand side wall has gable window with pointed arch and
glazing matching that in the left-hand side wall. Rear wall
has small-paned sashes including the tall stair 12-pane window
in centre. Both rear and right-hand side walls are visible
from Holy Trinity churchyard.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This house, together with No 1 Union Place (qv), has group
value both with Nos 1-6 Union Terrace (qv), Taw Vale, to the
south-west, and Holy Trinity Church (qv) to the north-east.

Listing NGR: SS5621032729

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